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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The parliament in Sierra Leone has ratified a revised power purchase deal reached with the Swiss energy producer Addax in 2011.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia said it has the capacity to provide emergency food aid to drought-stricken people in the country, downplaying a warning by the World Food Program that emergency relief items will run out by the end of June.

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APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Regional Mortgage Refinancing Fund of the West African Economic and Monetary Union ((CRRH-UEMOA) is set to pay its creditors CFA 1.147 billion (approximately $1.835 million) by June 30.

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APA-Tripoli (Libya) — UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has named Lebanon’s former Culture Minister Ghassan Salamé as the organization’s new envoy to Libya, sources in Tripoli say.

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APA - Bangui (Central African Republic) — A fresh wave of violence which erupted in the Central African Republic’s Bria city on Tuesday has left 40 people dead and another 100 injured, humanitarian workers in the northeastern city have said.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — Child-refugees at a camp in the west of Ghana have been targeted in an innovative two-way interactive educational scheme driven by satellite, becoming the first of its kind in the world.

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